Events

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Below is a list of upcoming training courses. Find out more information on our custom courses.

  • 29 May 2019

    Training Course, Featured

    Co-design Station 2: Design Tools for Creating Positive Change - 29/05/2019 - PERTH

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    Co-design Station 3 - Making Safe Spaces for Innovation - 26 June 2019

    ‘Co-design’ is gaining recognition as a best practice approach to designing mental health services in Australia.  It is a process that involves “designing and delivering services and systems in an equal and reciprocal relationship between professionals, people using the services, their families, and their community” (New Economics Foundation, 2011).

  • 6 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Everyday Counselling Skills (2 Day Workshop) - 06/06/2019 & 07/06/2019 - PERTH

    Brief interventions and micro-counselling skills for real world situations.

    This two day course presented by WAAMH, explores practical counselling skills for non-clinicians who find themselves in a counselling role, through their work or everyday life.
    Next course: 21 & 22 November 2019

  • 20 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    De-escalation Skills - 20/06/2019 - PERTH

    This course is designed to equip staff with the skills and knowledge to effectively respond to people displaying distressed, exaggerated or unexpected behaviour.
    Next course: 17 September 2019

  • 24 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health First Aid 24 + 25 June 2019 - KARRATHA

    The two-day interactive course is designed to equip you with the skills and resources to recognise  and respond appropriately to someone experiencing a mental health crisis, until professional help arrives.

  • 26 Jun 2019

    Training Course, Featured

    Co-design Station 3: Making Safe Spaces for Innovation - 26/06/2019 - PERTH

    ‘Co-design’ is gaining recognition as a best practice approach to designing mental health services in Australia.  It is a process that involves “designing and delivering services and systems in an equal and reciprocal relationship between professionals, people using the service, their families, and their community” (New Economics Foundation, 2011).

  • 27 Jun 2019

    Training Course, Featured

    Managing Recovery-Focused Teams with Rachel Perkins OBE

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    Creating services that fully support consumer recovery requires us to reflect recovery-focused principles in all facets of a team's work.  Managers play a central role in fostering and developing robust recovery-focused practice. 

    Join internationally renowned mental health expert Rachel Perkins in this exclusive member only workshop exploring the different and challenging facets of managing recovery-focused teams.

  • 27 Jun 2019

    Training Course, Featured

    Managing Recovery-Focused Teams plus Creating and Supporting a Peer Workforce - A Workshop for Managers and Co-ordinators with Rachel Perkins OBE

    Join internationally renowned mental health expert Rachel Perkins in both workshops and save!  

    Managing Recovery-Focused Teams focuses on creating services that fully support consumer recovery requiring us to reflect recovery-focused principles in all facets of a team's work.  Managers play a central role in fostering and developing robust recovery-focused practice. 

    Creating and Supporting a Peer Workforce - A Workforce for Managers and Co-ordinators explores the importance of peer support, different peer support models and the employment of peer support workers in mental health services.

  • 28 Jun 2019

    Training Course, Featured

    Creating and Supporting a Peer Workforce - A Workshop for Managers and Co-ordinators with Rachel Perkins OBE

    Join internationally renowned mental health expert Rachel Perkins in this workshop exploring the importance of peer support, different peer support models and the employment of peer support workers in mental health services.

  • 4 Jul 2019

    Training Course

    Safe Professional Boundaries - 04/07/2019 - BUNBURY

    Examine the nature of boundaries and how to work within appropriate boundary frameworks while maintaining care and compassion.
    Next course: 16 October 2019 - Perth or 5 November 2019 - Mandurah

  • 24 Jul 2019

    Training Course

    Creating Recovery Plans - 24/07/2019 - PERTH

    This workshop is designed to help mental health staff refine and develop their skills in recovery planning and create more effective and personalised documents to serve as a “roadmap” for the individual’s recovery journey.

  • 30 Jul 2019

    Training Course

    Trauma Informed Care (An Introduction) - 30/07/2019 - KARRATHA

    People experiencing chronic mental health challenges are more likely to have histories of trauma including childhood abuse, accidents, homelessness, violence and substance misuse.  The six principles of trauma informed care underpin the support required for a person with a lived experience of trauma to achieve their recovery goals.

  • 31 Jul 2019

    Training Course

    Positive Psychology Tools - 31/07/2019 - PERTH

    Designed to promote ‘human flourishing’, Positive Psychology Tools encourages participants to incorporate a range of practical tools into their daily lives to build and maintain resilience and a sense of wellbeing.

  • 15 Aug 2019

    Training Course

    Trauma Informed Care (An Introduction) - 15/08/2019 - MANDURAH

    People experiencing chronic mental health challenges are more likely to have histories of trauma including childhood abuse, accidents, homelessness, violence and substance misuse.  The six principles of trauma informed care underpin the support required for a person with a lived experience of trauma to achieve their recovery goals.
    Next course: 11 November 2019 - Perth

  • 19 Aug 2019

    Training Course

    Managing Mental Health in the Workplace - 19/08/2019 - PERTH

    Many Australians experience a mental health challenge every year.  Mentally healthy workplaces promote and support their staff and volunteer's wellbeing, becoming employers of choice. 

  • 11 Sep 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health Challenge & Disability - 11/09/2019 - PERTH

    Examine the types of mental health challenges people with disabilities can experience as well as a person’s rights and the potential barriers when accessing and engaging with mental health services.

  • 17 Sep 2019

    Training Course

    De-escalation Skills - 17/09/19 - PERTH

    This course is designed to equip staff with the skills and knowledge to effectively respond to people displaying distressed, exaggerated or unexpected behaviour.

  • 16 Oct 2019

    Training Course

    Safe Professional Boundaries - 16/10/2019 - PERTH

    Examine the nature of boundaries and how to work within appropriate boundary frameworks while maintaining care and compassion.
    Next course: 5 November 2019 in Mandurah

  • 21 Oct 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health Law - Let's Act Up! (4 Hour Workshop)

    Understanding the laws and standards governing best practice in mental health service delivery is critical to providing a recovery-oriented, person-centred, strengths-based service to consumers, carers, and their families.

  • 5 Nov 2019

    Training Course

    Safe Professional Boundaries - 05/11/2019 - MANDURAH

    This course examines the nature of boundaries and how to work within appropriate boundary frameworks while maintaining care and compassion.

  • 11 Nov 2019

    Training Course

    Trauma Informed Care (An Introduction) - 11/11/2019 - PERTH

    People experiencing chronic mental health challenges are more likely to have histories of trauma including childhood abuse, accidents, homelessness, violence and substance misuse.  The six principles of trauma informed care underpin the support required for a person with a lived experience of trauma to achieve their recovery goals.

  • 19 Nov 2019

    Community Event, Training Course, Forum, Featured, Conference

    Western Australian Mental Health Conference 2019

    The WA Mental Health Conference 2019 will be hosted by the Western Australian Association for Mental Health, with the support of the WA Mental Health Commission, with the theme, 'Strengthening our community'.

  • 21 Nov 2019

    Training Course

    Everyday Counselling Skills (2 Day Course) - 21/11/2019 & 22/11/2019 - PERTH

    Brief interventions and micro-counselling skills for everyday situations.  This two day course explores practical counselling skills for non-clinicians who find themselves in a counselling role, through their work or everyday life.